The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Utah (https://www.che.utah.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Successful candidates are expected to develop dynamic, externally funded research programs that lead to national and international recognition, and to demonstrate excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a related field. We value diversity, equity and inclusion, and seek the best available candidates with research strengths focusing in the broad areas of energy-related research (especially renewable energy) and the interface between chemical engineering and medicine. The research method can include theoretical, computational, and/or experimental approaches.
The department has grown significantly in recent years and we have a dynamic faculty of 25 with about 60 students at each level in our undergraduate curriculum and over 75 graduate students. Our department fosters a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment. Our faculty work closely with other departments on campus as well as with the Energy and Geoscience Institute, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University Hospital, School of Medicine, and Nuclear Engineering Program. Faculty members have access to an extensive array of core research facilities distributed between the main University and the adjacent Health Sciences campus, including a state-of-the-art nanofabrication facility and surface analysis core. The Center for High Performance Computing provides advanced high performance computational resources, technical support, and training for individuals in simulation science.
The University of Utah is an R1 research institution and a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU). It is one of the leading universities in technology innovation and commercialization, and is ranked #1 in the US for the number of companies created from academic research labs. The state of Utah enjoys a thriving economy with consistent recognition as one of the top states for business, job growth and quality of life.
Interested candidates should apply at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/138743
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
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